San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) recently named Ms. Victoria (Vicki) Kim as the new principal of Carmel Valley Middle School (CVMS). Current CVMS principal Cara Dolnik will move to Diegueño Middle School beginning next school year.

Ms. Kim began her career as a middle school physical education teacher in Northern California. She taught a variety of subjects for six years before becoming an assistant principal in the San Jose Unified School District. After spending 11 years there, Ms. Kim moved to Palo Alto High School, where she is currently finishing her fifth year as assistant principal. Ms. Kim has had direct involvement with and oversight of many departments and initiatives including English, math, special education, physical education, equity, assessment, student activities, athletics, counseling, master scheduling, wellness and safety, and guidance. She will assume her position as CVMS principal in the fall.